Video Games

The Daily Post |
March 9, 2015

Is GameStop the Next RadioShack?

The Grapevine-based video game retailer announced plans last month to buy leases on more than 160 former RadioShack locations. But can the niche retailer, selling a product that there’s increasingly little need to go to a store to purchase, avoid the fate of the company whose stores it’s inheriting? …

Technology |
March 6, 2014

Press Start to Begin?

It’s taken more than a decade, but Texas has established itself as a major hub for the video game industry. But how big a player can the state become?…

Business |
February 1, 2008

Denise Fulton

Gaming has come a long way since the days of Pong and Asteroids. At the vanguard of the latest wave of interactive, multiplayer video games is this native of Bowling Green, Ohio, one of the few women in the industry to crack the ranks of upper management. As the studio…

The Culture |
July 31, 1999

Earth Quake

After the killings at Columbine, the world looked disapprovingly at a computer game created in Mesquite. Die-hard players would not be moved.

The Culture |
July 31, 1997

J. C. Herz

Growing up in Houston, J. C. Herz spent much of her time defending the city from incoming ballistic missiles. She accomplished this while sitting in front of her family’s television and playing Missile Command—just one of the many video games lovingly described in her second book, Joystick Nation (Little, Brown;…

Programming |
April 30, 1997

Mission Accomplished

The newest game from Dallas’ Digifx Entertainment is ready for prime time. In Mission to Nexus Prime, whose storyline has been crafted by Star Wars author Timothy Zahn, you command your troops through a series of battles to gain control of planet Nexus Prime and its complex network of wormholes…